How to Make a water based finish look like it's oil based
How do you make a water based finish look more like oil-based finish. Its a common problem since water-based finishes are "water-white", which means they don't impart any color to the wood. This can be great in certain situations, but not so great when you want your project to have that warm glow to it. In this woodworking tutorial, you will learn how to use dye, shellac, and boiled linseed oil to try to spice up our water-based finish.